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HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering

Location:
Ashington Campus
Level:
4
Course Code:
ENG9004F
Awarding Body:
EDEXCEL
Qualification:

EDEXCEL BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering (QCF) Level 4

Start Date:
17 August

Who is the course for?

The purpose of BTEC Higher Nationals in Engineering is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals who are able to meet the demands of employers in the rapidly evolving engineering sector and adapt to a constantly changing world.

The qualification also aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake them.

This course will aim to provide direct progression in Manufacturing Engineering careers, and has been designed to appeal to students from a variety of backgrounds.

This is a two-year part-time course. After successfully completing this programme you will have to opportunity to progress to a Higher National Diploma in /Foundation Degree in Engineering or progress to the second year of a university Degree course. You may choose to go into the workplace using the qualifications you have gained.

The programme has been designed to enable engineers to develop the skills necessary to fault find and problem solve in a timely, professional manner, reflecting on their work and contributing to the development of the process and environment they operate within

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You should have the equivalent of 48 UCAS points made up from a BTEC National Diploma in Engineering or GNVQ Advanced level in Engineering or suitable A Levels.

Level 2 in English,

Level 2 in Mathematics

Applicants who have relevant skills and experience but who do not hold the standard minimum entry requirements will be considered. Applicants will be required to evidence appropriate levels of work-related experience and/or vocational qualifications, together with an active interest in the subject area.

What will I study on the course?

Year 1 of study will cover the following core units:

- Engineering Design

- Engineering Maths

- Engineering Science

- Managing a Professional Engineering Project

Year 2 of study will cover the following units:

- Production Engineering for Manufacturing

- Mechanical Principles

- Quality and Process Improvement

- Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing

Validated by: Pearsons

Duration: 2 years part time

Cost: £3800

Additional costs:

Students are advised they may incur extra costs for additional books, journal subscriptions and resources. If the printing allocation is exceeded then you many need to purchase additional credits.

Student are responsible for transport costs and this includes field trips.

You will also require appropriate personal and protective equipment when in the workshops

Assessment will be continuous via a wide range of methods including seminars, projects, presentations, reports, and practical exams.

Some of the modules are assessed via externally set assignments.

EDEXCEL BTEC HNC Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering (QCF) Level 4

After successfully completing this programme you will have the opportunity to progress to a Higher National Diploma /Foundation Degree in Engineering or progress to the second year of a university Degree course. You may choose to go into the workplace using the qualifications you have gained. The BTEC Higher National Certificate in Engineering is widely recognised as a qualification that engineers gain on their route to a supervisory or management position in engineering

Higher Education learners are entitled to apply for HE Loans that cover the cost of tuition. In addition, depending on your chosen course of study and individual circumstances, you may be entitled to a maintenance loan. You may also qualify for a college bursary All learners can also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals for learners resident in houses where income is below £25000 annually.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk

How can I apply for this course?

You should apply for this course through UCAS and search either by course or for Northumberland College.

Please use this link to the UCAS website https://www.ucas.com/

The UCAS institution code for Northumberland College is N78.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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